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Battlefield 2042 Review Bombed on Steam After Broken Early Access

Now that Battlefield 2042 has finally been released worldwide, the game is being review bombed on Steam, leading to a ‘mostly negative’ rating.

Battlefield 2042 was one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, however, that anticipation seems to be all for nothing. Now that anticipation has turned into disappointment for many.

Following the news that Battlefield 2042 fans were requesting refunds after the game’s broken launch, players are now reviewing the game on steam, following its full release.

Unsurprisingly, the overwhelming majority of these reviews are negative. In fact, the opinion is so strong that Battlefield 2042 has a ‘mostly negative’ review rating on steam.

Maybe the fans who wanted DICE to delay Battlefield 2042 again were right after all.

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Battlefield 2042 Launches With ‘Mostly Negative’ Steam Reviews

The early access launch of Battlefield 2042 was a total disaster. The game had so many glitches and, to many, seemed completely unfinished.

Since the game launched in early access last week, players have struggled to even find a game thanks to server issues. That is if they could even get into a game because the Battlefield 2042 EA Play Trial wasn’t working properly.

However, the problems didn’t end there. Plenty of Battlefield 2042 players reported low FPS gameplay and some even had issues with their controllers not working.

Then came the criticism of design choices, like the scoreboard being missing in Battlefield 2042 as well as complaints that the Battlefield 2042 maps are way too big.

Finally, there were ridiculous bugs like wall-crawling hovercrafts and problems meaning that Dozer’s shield had to be removed.

All of these factors have combined to make the general reception of the game very negative. And, of course, this has had a huge impact on the Battlefield 2042 Steam reviews.

Battlefield 2042 Steam Reviews

At the time of writing, there are 2472 Battlefield 2042 reviews on Steam and only 28% of them are positive. This gives the game a ‘Mostly Negative’ review rating.

UPDATE: Battlefield 2042 now has almost 12,000 Steam reviews with just 22% being positive. It looks like the reviews are getting even worse!

Let’s hope that DICE can sort out Battlefield 2042 in some upcoming patches and help the game realize its full potential. However, it’ll be an uphill battle from here and many games can’t recover from such a disappointing launch.

Meanwhile, if you’re one of the players enjoying Battlefield 2042, you’ll want to be using the right settings:

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Friday 19th of November 2021

It's not review bombing if it genuinely sucks


Friday 19th of November 2021

This isn't a review bombing. This is an organic reaction to a bad game.

Remember, you have to have owned the game to leave a review on Steam. You can't just sign up and leave one.

What you're seeing is entirely justified.


Friday 19th of November 2021

It is not getting "review bombed", it is just getting the reviews the game deserves, objectively! There is no political movement involved, just the players opinions that´s why the term "review bombed" doesnt fit at all!


Friday 19th of November 2021

Put trash were it belongs, this game is ass